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Laboratory Technician

b3 jobs
£22,000 - £25,000
Closing date
22 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Laboratory Technician

£22,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8490

The company

Founded many years ago in the UK and now part of a global group, this company's operations in the UK are across a wide range of sectors associated with the food chain. The group’s companies manufacture quality products for use in human and animal foodstuffs, agriculture, aquaculture and industrial applications.

They operate at the highest levels of quality in order to gain customer satisfaction whilst having excellent ethical and moral standards, insisting on a high level of personal integrity from all their 1,000's of staff worldwide.

About the Laboratory Technician job

The purpose of your role will be to maintain records of samples received and tested and to carry out routine chemical analysis on samples whilst ensuring health and safety procedures are followed at all times.

Key tasks

  • Routine wet chemistry testing of samples as required.
  • Maintaining proficiency in traditional laboratory methods and in the use of modern automated analytical equipment by training.
  • Housekeeping to assist with the smooth running of the laboratory i.e. keeping work areas tidy and monitoring consumable stock levels.
  • Interpreting results i.e. to be alert to over-limit or out of the ordinary results and to inform customers of out of spec results.
  • Carrying out QC checks on equipment and procedures and maintaining these records in accordance with accreditation guidelines.

About You

You will be educated to GCSE Level or equivalent and must have experience with food / laboratory testing and/or a food science background. In addition:

  • Ability and interest to learn new and relevant skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Be able to work well individually and in a team.
  • Well organised and efficient.
  • Good IT skills, Microsoft Word and Excel.

More details

The Laboratory Technician job is based in Doncaster and is paying £22,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience according to your experience.

The package includes an excellent enhanced pension, private health care scheme (after 2 years), death in service, holiday 25 days, plus bank holidays.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8am-4.30pm, 40 hours per week.

Alternate job titles

Laboratory Assistant | Laboratory Supervisor | Food Lab Assistant | Laboratory Technologist | Food Scientist | Lab Technologist | Food Laboratory Jobs



Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

For a full up to date list of our jobs, visit

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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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